Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as excuse.

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Examples

  • Yet fear held him in his little seat behind his little desk, while his conscience insisted on this unalterable decree of the social code: "So somebody's clothes is wrong it's polite you says 'scuse' und tells it out."

    Little Citizens

  • Yet fear held him in his little seat behind his little desk, while his conscience insisted on this unalterable decree of the social code: "So somebody's clothes is wrong it's polite you says '' scuse 'and tells it out."

    The Wit and Humor of America, Volume III. (of X.)

  • De moon is shinin 'bright, an' you can't have no 'scuse 'bout not bein 'able ter see. "

    The Wife of his Youth and Other Stories of the Color Line, and Selected Essays

  • I'll give de hymn out, so's dar needn't be no 'scuse 'bout not know'n uv de words, an 'so's yer all kin sing. "

    Diddi, Dumps, and Tot

  • Unlrealistic plot points? in a MOVIE? say it ain't so. (scuse me while I spit on my copy of Casablanca) Seems a silly thing to call a press conference about, wicked much ado about nothing.

    Bibliophile Bullpen

  • I lean forward with my hands on my knees and say, Well ‘scuse me, but the first doesn’t exist and second keeps getting nixed by insecure older men trying to look tough.

    Conversation With Dog

  • It shoots most 165 grn loads into 2.5 to 6 inch groups at one hundred yds (scuse me - 2. 5-6 MOA) I talked to Hill Country Rifles and they said send it down, they'll guarntee 1 moa out of it - but they wouldn't do the same if it was in 260.

    Are Ruger Model 77s Accurate Rifles? I Wonder.

  • They have to look a million bucks as soon as I put them on, like the L'Wren Scott pencil skirt that will have at least one person ask if I used to be a model, the Manolo Blahnik BB pumps that inspire my newsagent to give me gifts of candy with my Vogue, the exquisite beaded vintage coat that brings joy even a rainy day and a broken umbrella can't dampen 'scuse pun.

    Annabel Tollman: The Million Dollar Purchase

  • Now if you'll 'scuse me I've got corn feeders to fill and a new HVAC unit to install in my blind.

    Grizzly Plan Could Deny Hunter Access

  • Actin funny, but I dont know why scuse me while I kiss the sky

    The Purple Haze of Public Education...

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